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my son. >> the five deaths now make 90 homicides on the year for the city of oakland. >>> tempers are flaring right now outside oakland city council chambers and it's getting very loud. chamber doors have been closed, locking people out of tonight's meeting. protestors are upset that city leaders are restricting public access to meetings that citizens have a right to attend. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez is there. what can you tell us about what's going on right now? >> reporter: right now, take a look behind me. you can see several dozen demonstrators on the front steps of city hall. they are relatively calm. but inside, we're told it just got even more chaotic than it's been over the last half hour as the fire marshal just declared that it's unsafe so they are trying to disperse the crowd. these pictures taken about 20 minutes ago. these are folks who were trying to get into the city council chambers, couldn't get in and they are letting the police know that they're upset about it. some of these folks are family members of allen blue ford a man killed in an officer- involved shooti
area braces for the bustle, cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez reports the city can't wait for the windfall. >> it's going to be very busy and profitable. >> like what, a car payment? >> it could be depending on the car. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: not all this weekend tourists will spend money like sailors on leave but they will leave a major mark. >> it's undeniable. >> reporter: matt of the san francisco travel association says visitors to the city spend about $300 per day. >> about a third of that is spent in the hotels. that means two thirds of it is spent outside the hotels. that's restaurant, retail, museum, galleries, other cultural experiences, transportation. >> reporter: with a million visitors projected this weekend, that's an economic impact of about $300 million per day. >> september was an amazing month for us our busiest month for occupancy since 2009. >> reporter: michael pace general manager of the "w" hotel says october is on path to do even better. >> this could potentially beat the record. we are within a percentage point of out doing ourselves again. >> reporter: the fo
of it itself. what it does do, it allows the city to commission an $8 million study to say, if we drain this, can we restore the area and find other ways to bring in power and water to the city? shorters like mike marshall say it's time to modernize our water system. >> this is one of nine storage facilities where we store our water. down below here, the river still flows and it will continue to flow once we restore the hetch hetchy valley. >> reporter: politically it's like touching the third rail. >> it is universal. there is not a single elected official in northern california that i'm aware of who is supporting prop f. >> you've been saying this measure f, it's insane, stupid. do you still stand by that today? >> oh, absolutely. when anybody rational looks at it, there is no answer to the cleanest water that this whole state if not the country has with our hetch hetchy water. >> reporter: and while only san francisco residents will vote on this study, it has much broader implications. there are 30 municipalities in the bay area that use water from hetch hetchy, including cities in san m
didn't get to vote. >> reporter: so this is a ballot for alameda county, the city of berkeley, there's four different cards, there's 39 different things to vote on, there's 93 choices including -- well, here's the man running for mayor who calls himself da mayor and he is nextzachary running wolf -- he is next to zachary running wolf and tom bates, who is the mayor. 93 separate choices you have to make. so be prepared to spend some time here. >> i have already pretty well made my mind up on the propositions and the candidates. >> reporter: that's a smart way to avoid spending your entire afternoon down here. here in alameda county, 52% they figure will be voting before election day which means you don't have to pay attention anymore if you don't want to but have to suffer through the ads through the next 29 days. >> take the time and read the voter pamphlet. >> reporter: it will take time to read that, too. >> thanks, mike. >>> duel be debates in san jose today over whether the city should raise its minimum wage. voters will decide on measure d next month. it would set city's minimum
and entertainment reporter. >> all in one. >> paul, thanks. >>> well, if you are brave enough to enter the city on this hectic weekend, avoid those heavy traffic areas. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington rode along with the chp for a preview of those troublesome spots. >> reporter: there are so many events around the bay area, it will be hard to avoid a traffic area no matter where you are but one of the biggest problems behind me. the bay bridge. expected to get very congested especially tomorrow afternoon. so people are advised to give themselves at least one to two hours to get to their events on time. fleet week airshows, america's cup races, 49ers and giants games, just a few of the events happening in san francisco this jam-packed weekend. >> we expect about one million people to come into the city to attend these events. and there's going to be severe impacts to traffic. >> reporter: almost nowhere is off limits. chp officer mike ferguson breaks down some of the problem areas drivers might face. a big one any approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. >> i think it's a safe bet it will be at l
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